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The new 'Lion King': What are the biggest differences from the 1994 animated original?

wenty-five years after The Lion King arrived in theaters, the 1994 animated blockbuster remains the pinnacle of Disney’s ‘90s renaissance. So it’s no wonder that director Jon Favreau’s new version remains devoutly faithful to what came before. Where the director’s previous remake of a Disney favorite, 2016’s The Jungle Book, took a number of major and minor liberties with the 1967 original, the biggest change between the two Lion King movies is the animation style.